SAN FRANCISCO ARTS COMMISSION
Monday, April 25, 2011
25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 70
- Roll Call
- President’s Report
Current developments and announcements.
- Director’s Report
Current administrative, budgetary and programming developments, announcements, and initiatives.
- Publisher for 80th Anniversary Book
Discussion and possible motion to select a publisher for the 80th anniversary book on the San Francisco Arts Commission.
- Innovations in Strengthening the Arts Grant for Electronic Learning
Discussion and possible motion to award an Innovations in Strengthening the Arts grant, and to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into grant agreement with California Lawyers for the Arts in the amount of $5,000 for the start-up of a new state-of-the-art e-learning system which will provide affordable business and legal presentations by expert attorneys to artists and arts organizations, including live and archived webinars.
- Innovations in Strengthening the Arts Grant for Asian American and Latino Community Studies
Discussion and possible motion to award an Innovations in Strengthening the Arts grant from the Administration Fund, and to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into grant agreement with the Center for Cultural Innovation in the amount of $90,000 to commission two studies about artistic and cultural production in San Francisco’s Asian American and Latino communities, the city’s two fastest-growing ethnic populations.
- Strategic Plan “Dashboard” Reporting
Discussion of strategic plan and “dashboard” model of reporting, with consultant Rebecca Novick.
- Civic Design Review Fees for Small Projects
Discussion of possible sliding scale or waiver of Civic Design Review fees for small-budget projects.
- Public Comment
(This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Committee’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Committee’s consideration.)
- Old Business
(This item is to allow Commissioners to update previous agenda items.)
- New Business
(This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.)
Explanatory documents are available for public inspection and copying at the Arts Commission office, 25 Van Ness Ave., Suite 240, San Francisco CA 94102 during regular business hours. Tel: Sharon Page Ritchie, 415/252-2591.
Public comment in regard to specific items will be taken before or during consideration of the item.
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